Recently I joined students from across the state who converged at the Stone Valley Recreation Area in Petersburg, PA from June 13 and 17. They were selected by the Wildlife Leadership Academy to attend the Bucktails Field School.
TOWN OF ROCKLAND, NY — The historic Beaverkill Covered Bridge on Campsite Road is open again. A $2.6 million project rehabilitated the aging structure, located within the state-owned Beaverkill Campground, to improve safety and access for vehicles and pedestrians.
On the morning of June 10, Dr. Rob Smith of the University of Scranton and Dr. Meg Hatch of the Penn State Worthington Campus gave a demonstration of bird banding at the Lacawac Sanctuary in Lake Ariel.
It happens each spring at the onset of the first mayfly emergences, right around mid-April. Anglers go forth with high expectations, hoping for large hatches and rising trout. And each year, there are the same tales of woe from friends who have been on Catskill rivers and observed large hatches of flies, but few or no rising trout.
As Delaware River water levels recede after recent rains and the river returns to its clear flowing nature, an evening stroll and scan of its serene surface reveals an interface alive with an unfolding drama.
SCRANTON, PA — This coming fall, Harmony Presents will produce Mary Chapin Carpenter at Lackawanna College Theater as a benefit concert for Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) on Tuesday, October 24. Tickets are on sale now.
WALTON, NY — The Pinchot Institute for Conservation, in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Audubon New York, the Catskill Forest Association and the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, is offering an opportunity for producers in the Delaware River Watershed to apply for financial assistance to address resource concer
SHOHOLA, PA — The Twin Walker Creeks Watershed Conservancy (TWCWC) will is holding a photo contest, “Nature in Pike County,” which is open to all county residents. Ribbons for first, second and third place will be given in four categories: children up through fourth grade; fifth through eighth grade, senior high and adults.
Imagine for a moment that both you and your spouse are trained pilots, and you each have identical aircraft.
The first week of June finally arrived. For us fly fishermen, this week has always been known as “Bug Week.” This is about the time every year when the waters of the Upper Delaware turn to bug soup for a while. So far, this year is living up to the name and visiting fly fishermen are very happy.